How do you forge a filmmaking dream team? Short film making competitions are a great place to test out your crew under pressure. This month we look at the work of some teams who have successfully used filmmaking competitions and made great short films in the process.
Getting into the short film industry can be extremely challenging, and so can learning and remembering all of the jargon that filmmakers, film crews and cast use regularly. In this handy guide we have collated a list of important filmmaking terms and definitions to help get you started.
There’s an art to casting well, and on a budget. If you’re not quite at the stage where you can afford to pay a Casting Director to work their magic for you, the following casting tips will point you in the right direction towards creating the film you imagined.
So what’s a distributor? What’s a sales agent? And how can they help you make money out of your short film? Gina Dellabarca and Mary de Ruyter outline how this part of the biz works.
The winning films were announced in style at the Auckland Opening Night and Awards Ceremony at The Civic. From a field of nearly 1000 entrants to 46 selected films to 8 award winners, these films are truly outstanding achievements in filmmaking.
We’re pleased to announce a few of the great shorts that will be making their premieres at the Show Me Shorts Film Festival this November. Click through to find out more and stay tuned for the full programme launch on October 20!